Natural Capital Coalition

The Natural Capital Coalition is a global, multi stakeholder open source platform for supporting the development of methods for natural and social capital valuation in business.


It’s founding organisations and supporters include:


Funding is provided by The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and IFC, World Bank Group


The Coalition grew out of The Finance Innovation Lab process.

It was formed after a 2010 Finance Innovation Lab Assembly, where we helped form a sub group of participants who wanted to work on ’internalising externalities’.


The project grew from there with the backing of Pavan Sukhdev, who had begun a new role at the UN Environment Programme and wanted a place to explore what the business angle of his recent study The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB), an international initiative to draw attention to the global economic benefits of biodiversity.